Monday, July 30, 2012

Calligraphy Exhibition "Sahib-il Taji wal-Mi'raj"

Hast-o-Neest Centre for Traditional Art & Culture
invites you to 

"Sahib-il Taji wal-Mi'raj"
A Tribute to The Prophet (SAW) -
Calligraphy by
Irfan Ahmed Qureshi

Renowned calligrapher Irfan Ahmed Qureshi presents his work in tribute to the Prophet (SAW) including Poetry by Abdul Rahman Jami, Imam Busiri, Allama Muhammad Iqbal and traditional Durud blessings upon the Prophet (SAW) in classical Lahori Nastaliq, Thuluth, Naskh and Divani scripts.

Irfan Ahmed Qureshi started calligraphy in 1985 under the supervision of renowned calligraphist Syed Anwar Hussain Nafees Raqm, and later learnt from Wajid Mehmood Yaqut Raqm. He has dedicate himself for the renaissance of classical calligraphy since 1990, when he established an organization named "Aiwan-e-Ilm-o-Fun". In 2008 Irfan A. Qureshi curated the Calligraphy Exhibition 'NASTALIQ' at NCA Lahore in connection with the International Conference on Islamic Art & Architecture. He is also associated with CCRS (Centre for Conservation and Restoration Studies) at the National College of Arts as a tutor of illumination. 

On display from Thursday, 2nd August, 2012 to Eid ul Fitr

12:00 noon to 4:00 pm on workdays
12:00 noon to iftar on weekends

Queries: 03008493170

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